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MOOC technology pilot program earns continued state investment

As an experienced online lecturer at UT Chattanooga and fan of technology, Tiffany Mitchell jumped at the chance to convert her online English rhetoric and composition course to Coursera, one of two national innovators in massive open online courses (MOOCs), being used in a pilot program throughout the University of Tennessee.

UTC among universities IBM partners with to help train tomorrow’s data scientists

New programs offer business and IT skills for successful data science careers IBM announced it is partnering with 28 new business schools and universities, including The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, to help prepare students for the 4.4 million jobs that will be created worldwide to support big data by 2015.

Department of Biological Sciences receives anteater specimen from Nashville Zoo

The UTC Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences has a new specimen to add to its collection in the UTC Natural History Museum. A six-foot-long, nearly 100-pound one. The department recently received a specimen of a giant anteater from the Nashville Zoo. The animal died of natural causes.

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UTC observes Arbor Day, earns Tree Campus USA recognition

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, UTC observed Arbor Day with the planting of three new trees grown from seeds by a UTC student.

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Mocs top 3.0 GPA for Spring 2014 semester

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department hit a major benchmark for the first time following the 2014 spring semester.  The Mocs student-athletes posted a school record 3.07 grade-point-average for the recently completed term, topping the 3.0 mark for the first time in program history. Read more on GoMocs.com →

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